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Subfloor Ventilation

Subfloor Ventilation

January 27, 2016 No Comments »

When booking a Pre Purchase Building Inspection at Quality Building Inspection our inspectors will look for minor and major defects on the building and the building’s structure. One issue often... Read More »

Moisture Meter

Moisture Meter

January 27, 2016 Comments Off

Nearly all pests, termites and other common wood destroying organisms need moisture and high humidity to survive and multiply, thus they will seek the locations of high moisture and humidity... Read More »

Property buyers – Investors beware “CAVEAT EMPTOR”

Property buyers – Investors beware “CAVEAT EMPTOR”

June 21, 2014 Comments Off

The PERFECT PROPERTY does not exist. Most properties contain defects or problems of some kind, not all of which are visible to the non-professional, untrained person. When purchasing a property... Read More »

Drainage Improvements – Essential

Drainage Improvements – Essential

May 18, 2014 Comments Off

Not having adequate drainage around the home can cause multiple issues and damage. Inadequate drainage not only causes moisture damage, wood rot, mould and deterioration to the buildings foundations, it... Read More »

Invest in a thorough Inspection not in Repairs

Invest in a thorough Inspection not in Repairs

April 2, 2014 Comments Off

Photo Above: Structural Damage in a Sydney home we recently inspected. The roof structure was close to collapse while it had been shored-up only with a plastic belt! You work... Read More »

Asbestos Inspection

Asbestos Inspection

October 7, 2013 Comments Off

Asbestos and your health The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) identifies some KEY POINTS for house owners: Inhaling asbestos fibres may cause asbestos-related disease and death. Houses... Read More »

Useful Facts about Swimming Pool Inspection

Useful Facts about Swimming Pool Inspection

September 16, 2013 Comments Off

Having a swimming pool is a real pleasure, especially when you have kids. For your kids’ sake you should know some useful facts about Swimming Pool Inspection. In 2008, the... Read More »

Causes of Mould Infestation

Causes of Mould Infestation

September 8, 2013 Comments Off

The good news first: Fungi and moulds are an important part of the natural world, often forming complex relationships with other plants or animals. It is impossible to get rid... Read More »

Swimming Pool Safety Inspection

Swimming Pool Safety Inspection

August 12, 2013 Comments Off

Did you know that: Swimming pool owners are required to register their swimming pools on an online register, which is provided by the NSW State Government. By registering, pool owners... Read More »